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ArtisTRY Studio  students receive two 2015 Scholastic Art Awards

Sana Mohtadi (Mixed Media)
  “Mask” Honorable Mention

Joji Ruccio (Mixed Media)
"Visual Journal" Honorable Mention

Artistry Studio won the 2014 "Best Children's Class" out of  11 competitors in the WGBH A-List
best of Boston. Thank you for your support!

From the Arlington Superintendent's June 2014 Report to the Arlington Community:
"What do you do to make a windowless room feel connected to the outside? AHS art teacher Nancy 
Muise and the students in her two painting classes had the answer. They created seven 4' X 4' paintings 
of windows that are now permanently installed in the community room of the Fox Library in East Arlington.  Ms. Muise was approached by Karen Dillon, the Russell Fund coordinator for the Robbins Library, and owner or ArtisTRY Studios about 
creating something for the room. She explained how important the space is to the community, and 
talked about the different groups that meet there every week. "Portals" and "windows" were chosen as 
the subject to suggest air, light, or a grand view. Works by artists Raoul Dufy, Henri Matisse, Elena 
Usheva and Jan Van der Kooi provided the inspiration. Every student had a hand in painting or drawing 
out ideas, and each learned a great deal about color mixing, glazing and layering paints and brushwork. 

Past Artlicles about Karen
Boston Mamas Rock-
I was featured as a  notable mamapreneur by the website "Boston Mamas"  as the 7th in a series of "Boston Mamas Rock"
For my views on arts, education and to read the interview please click here

Article on Being a Creative Family on Boston Savvy.com

I was asked by the Website Boston Savvy.com to write an article about how to be a creative family.  To read the article click here
ArtisTRY Studio
Creative Art Classes for Creative Children and Teens